Amy first achieved fame as the name of the youngest sister in Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women and climbed up the ranks until it was one of the girl names of the 70s. Since then, it’s taken a dip in popularity but is still a favorite name choice for parents.


  • english:
  • french: Dearly loved

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Actress Amy Adams, Actress Amy Poehler, Actress Amy Ryan, Singer Amy Winehouse, Singer Amy Grant, Writer Amy Tan, Singer Aimee Mann

Celebrity Babies:

Daughter of Jimmy Carter, Daughter of James Brooks, Daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, Daughter of Regis Philbin, Daughter of Willie Nelson, Daughter of Robert Redford, Daughter of Julie Andrews and Blake Edwards